Syst. Nat., edn 10, 975 (1759) APNI
Bulb ovoid, 2–4 cm diam. Leaves several, linear, flat, 20–50 cm long, 5–20 mm wide, semi-erect to spreading. Scape erect, to 60 cm high, biconvex in section; umbel with 1–5 scented flowers; pedicels 1.5–6 cm long; perianth segments obovate, 10–16 mm long, obtuse, white with a green, subapical spot; stamens 7–8 mm long, slightly shorter than style. Capsule c. 10 mm long. Seeds several. Flowers autumn–winter.
*CVU, *GipP, *GGr, *HSF, *Strz. Also naturalised in SA, NSW. Native to Europe. Established in several areas near settlements, mostly on roadsides and in areas used for depositing garden refuse, naturalised in the Grampians, Wonthaggi, and in the Melbourne suburb of Oakleigh where occurring in heathy woodland on sandy soil.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|